Sale Of The Century (and I missed it)

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Retroe, Oct 12, 2021.

  1. FrieAsABird

    FrieAsABird Senior Stratmaster

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    Yeah, but kinda interesting that the scammer put it on eBay- usually, the buyer is protected by eBay, no? So what’s the scammers endgame here?
     
  2. Retroe

    Retroe Strat-Talker

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    Your guess is as good as mine. But I feel like kicking myself because I probably would have bought it had it not been sold when I clicked on it.

    First was kicking myself for missing it, and now kicking myself for being so naïve.
     
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  3. Eric_G

    Eric_G Strat-O-Master

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    If Ebay really protect the buyer that means the seller can't only cash in when the buyer confirmed that the delivered guitared is indeed what was advertised. However, if you need to file a complain after you realized you've been screwed, I assume you land in the world of argument and counter argument before you see your money back...

    I would not be surprised that if you just buy it, the seller reach back to do a "side deal for less" with a less protected method of payment. If you agree, he can cancel the sale or ask you to cancel and get you this way...

    How does Ebay protect the seller exactly ? (I'm not a ebay user)....